See Beyond This Lifetime
An implicit point about this consciousness you want to realize and identify with is that it transcends time. Once you have the thought, as is often the cases with realizations, it only makes sense that this would be the case.
The other necessary, but less obvious, implication is that realization of consciousness will also allow you to perceive beyond your current lifetime.
This, also, just makes sense. It’s pretty amazing, but you suddenly perceive this lifetime as just a section of undifferentiated time. The perception of time and lifetimes as being defined in…